Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

STP may refer to any of the following:

stp definition1. Short for Spanning Tree Protocol, STP is a networking protocol first designed by Radia Perlman. It creates a single path over a network, preventing any loops from occurring, even if there are multiple paths to the same destination.

2. Short for Shielded Twisted Pair, see the STP cable definition for further information.

3. Short for Software Test Plan, STP is a plan developed as a guideline to test computer software.

BPDU, Network terms, Protocol, Software terms, Spanning tree